Your future is our priority

EDHEC’s Global MBA is consistently ranked and recognised for opening new career opportunities – our programme is ranked 3rd in the world and #1 in France by The Economist. Throughout your MBA journey, you will be working on every aspect of your career development to prepare you for the future you choose.

Lead 360◦ featuring CareerSmart is designed to give you maximum exposure to different industries and roles and develop the skills and insights you will need to evolve, transform and succeed.


The CareerSMART programme

Your ideas, interests and competencies will evolve as your knowledge and experience grow, so we make sure that you’re supported the entire length of the programme through our dedicated and personalised CareerSMART programme.

From identifying where your strengths and unique selling points are and how to market yourself through to helping you gain new industry insights and opportunities to connect with some of the world’s leading brands, CareerSMART will help you to define, develop and progress your future.

Through individual career coaching sessions and group-based assessments, participants hone in on what their strengths, weaknesses, and goals are within their professional careers.
EDHEC Global MBA Career Services work closely with participants to help them decide on a post-graduation projectory, and what strategy they must implement in order to achieve it.
Participants gather up-to-date intel about the current job market they are most interested in and learn how to conduct an efficient job search, leveraging different online tools.
Career Services assist participants in actively networking with other companies and MBA alumni, then follow up with them to make sure any opportunity leads to a meaningful professional situation.
Students participate in job fairs, meet with partner firms, and when they do apply for a job, Career Services guide them through updating their CVs, filling out application forms, and preparing for interviews.



Some of our current corporate partners include:

Edhec MBA Partner Amazon Edhec MBA Partner AmadeusEdhec MBA Partner DeloitteEdhec MBA Partner MarsEdhec MBA Partner MicrosoftEdhec MBA Partner Schneider



Career Coaching, Networking & Development

Personalised support, every step of the way

Ambitious changes require support, and at the EDHEC Global MBA you’ll always have someone to turn to. From figuring out your big picture to mastering your LinkedIn profile, Lead 360° featuring CareerSMART is designed for you.


Experienced coaches with diverse expertise

Our team of experienced, international career coaches has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by mid-career professionals. Each has an area of expertise such as entrepreneurship, finance, technology, consulting or marketing. You’ll have access to five coaching sessions with the expert that best fits your post-MBA ambitions.


Self-assessment tools

You’ll have free access to a range of self-assessment tools that you can use to better evaluate your skills and keep track of your progress throughout the programme. For a deeper understanding of your results, you can debrief with the Career Centre on request. Assessments include Emotional Intelligence, Reasoning, Leadership Skills and Personality.


Networking Events & Industry Insights

Throughout the MBA programme and beyond, you will have unique opportunities to build your network and gain access and insights to leading companies, industries and career opportunities including recruitment events, our MBA Senior Speak Series, MBA clubs, alumni events and industry treks.


Career Essentials

From helping you to create effectively plan your job search, optimising your CV & Linked In profile for maximum impact through to mock-interviews and interview advice, our dedicated MBA Careers team is here to help you plan, prepare and perfect.

“We help students to understand and believe that they’re not just generic products. When they can identify what they’re good at, what’s special about them and which sector they can add value to, they can start making an impact.”

Spencer Hamilton,
Global MBA Head of Careers and Corporate Services


Where do our EDHEC MBA graduates go next?

The EDHEC Global MBA is a great way of stepping onto the international scene, with the vast majority of graduates securing their first post-MBA position outside of their home country. Many graduates also change sectors or roles as well as location with some doing all three, known as a triple-jump!

Employment job function

Edhec MBA employment job function

Employment sector

Edhec MBA employment sector


Companies which have recruited EDHEC Global MBA graduates in the past include:





An exclusive support network

Joining the EDHEC Global MBA also means also joining a diverse and international alumni network. You get free lifetime membership to EDHEC Alumni from the day you start the programme. By connecting to this network of over 40,000 alumni, you can reach out to those who have been on a similar path, and who can share their wisdom with you throughout your career.

Find out more on the EDHEC Alumni page

Get inspired by graduate career trajectories with our Career & Professional Development Report
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CareerSMART – our investment in you

At EDHEC we’ve been investing in improving our career services for a number of years, and our students tell us that it’s paying off. Find out more about CareerSMART from our programme director and members of our careers team.

My EDHEC Experience

The support network at EDHEC was superb. All the advice I received, ranging from interview techniques to personal branding and networking, has led me to where I am today. Definitely, the best career choice I’ve made!

Charlotte Auterac, MBA ‘17, UK

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Operating from campuses in Lille, Nice, Paris, London and Singapore, EDHEC is one of the top 15 European business schools, ranked 1st worldwide for its Master in Finance. Fully international and directly connected to the business world, EDHEC commands a strong reputation for research excellence and the ability to train entrepreneurs and managers capable of breaking new ground. EDHEC functions as a genuine laboratory of ideas and produces innovative solutions valued by businesses.
The School’s teaching is inspired by its research work and a focus on “learning by doing”, all with the aim of equipping people with the skills to succeed in business.